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The Ordinary

I’m glad I was paying attention.

Photo by Olly Dow on Unsplash

What is a group of fourteen-year-old boys? A gaggle? A posse? I am wondering this as I watch five of them leave my driveway on electric bikes cruising down the street, fishing poles in hand. Heading to an age-old pastime on a modern convenience.

I am trying to identify the flutter in my heart as they arrive and leave, their entire time in my garage mere…

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Mandy Osterhaus Ream

Mandy Osterhaus Ream

Part-time professor. Full-time woman in middle age. Happiest in water. Her work can be found on mandyosterhausream.com.